Easier-Said-Than-Done Psoriasis Tips

Managing my severe psoriasis continues to be a great challenge. I’ve tried myriad therapies over the past four decades, yet even though I use a combination of psoriasis treatments, I still have lesions on many parts of my body. What my unpredictable psoriasis will do next is never far from my thoughts. My wish is for it to … Read more

Lessons From Life as a Teenager With Psoriasis

When my three children were teenagers they liked to call me an old man. I’d try to tell them that I was once their age, too, but my words fell on deaf ears. To them I belonged to an older generation, out of touch with their reality. Still, some memories from my teen years remain … Read more

4 Tips for Dressing Professionally with Psoriasis

I had been suffering with intermittent psoriasis for years and didn’t know what it was. Then I relocated from Atlanta to New York in 2011. The stress of moving brought out all the symptoms of my psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) at once, making it easy to diagnose. I was working at a prestigious law … Read more

How Movement Helps Me Heal My Psoriasis

There were days in my life when the throbbing pain of palmar-plantar psoriasis was the last thing on my mind as I fell asleep at night and the first thing to pierce my consciousness upon waking. Simply touching my sore, swollen, stocking feet to the floor in the morning and hobbling to the bathroom felt like a … Read more

The Approach That Improved My Psoriasis … and My Life

Living with chronic inflammatory diseases like psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis can feel like a relentless wearing away of your shoreline. Over time, we can become emotionally eroded by physical demands and never-ending tide of treatments, triggers, and comorbid threats. Chronic inflammation can do damage beyond our skin and joints, affecting our eyes, hearts, waistlines, gastrointestinal tracts, and nervous systems. … Read more